Synonyms of bat


1. bat, chiropteran, placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal

usage: nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

2. bat, at-bat, turn, play

usage: (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit; "he was at bat when it happened"; "he got four hits in four at-bats"

3. squash racket, squash racquet, bat, racket, racquet

usage: a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

4. cricket bat, bat, cricket equipment

usage: the club used in playing cricket; "a cricket bat has a narrow handle and a broad flat end for hitting"

5. bat, club

usage: a club used for hitting a ball in various games


1. bat, hit

usage: strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; "bat the ball"

2. bat, flutter, blink, wink, nictitate, nictate

usage: wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids"

3. bat, hit

usage: have a turn at bat; "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"

4. bat, hit

usage: use a bat; "Who's batting?"

5. cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick, beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

usage: beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

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Definition and meaning of bat (Dictionary)